From curvy crescents and swirly swirls to ovals, triangles and spheres, Eid is filled with shapes that are your very own. Follow this rhyming story of the many shapes of this special day.
Age Range: Recommended age 3+
Publisher: Prolance (June 1, 2016)
What to expect: Heart warming, relatable, family centered, exciting, rhymes, educational, colorful and engaging illustrations.
The Shapes of Eid, According to Me follows a little girl who searches for the crescent moon but only finds five pointed stars. At last, she spots the long awaited silver curvy moon signifying that the Eid celebrations will start the next day. That night, she paints her hands with henna designs of swirls, flowers and zigzag lines. The following day as the golden circle around the sun glows, she wakes up excited to her mom and dad’s rectangle Eid card that reads “Eid Mubaarak.”.
Learn the different shapes and traditions of Eid in this fun and heart warming book that uses iconic and relatable images. Overall, the book captures the true essence of Eid with it’s beautiful illustrations and rhymes that take you on an exciting journey from following a sunnah (of eating something sweet before the Eid prayer) to spending the day with family and exchanging gifts.
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